ADW Cleaner suggestions for deletions

  compumac 17:42 30 Sep 2014
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I have been using CCleaner for some years and when I first had it I was reluctant to follow the suggestions as to removal of many, to me, unknown files.

Now I just glibly delete ALL of the suggested items..

I am currently looking at ADW Cleaner and wonder as to the wisdom of adopting the same, perhaps gung-ho attitude.

Do you just delete the suggestions?

  bumpkin 18:04 30 Sep 2014

I have found ADW very good and better than some other cleaners. I always select all. Never had a problem.

  spuds 19:04 30 Sep 2014

I have used ADW on a number of times, but on some occasions it doesn't always find the 'nasties',and if it does, then there might still be a problem to get rid of the offender. Having said that, its still worth a try.

I have another post running on this forum about Abode. Many problems occured, and in the end I gave a beta version of Malwarebytes Anti-Root Kit a trial (having read some items through a search on the internet), and found that worked very good. It found things that other programmes didn't, and managed to clear them from a problem computer.

  tullie 19:28 30 Sep 2014

Dont you mean Adobe Spuds?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:38 30 Sep 2014

As I absolutely hate tool bars and add-ons I let ADWcleaner delete everything it finds.

  compumac 21:54 30 Sep 2014

So...

Delete all - same as with default on CCleaner.

  bumpkin 22:16 30 Sep 2014

Yes in my opinion. Get shot of the crap that is causing the problems. Spud's suggestion may also be worth looking into although I have not tried it myself.

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